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one of the top tourist magnets in the city. part of the cal academies' astronomical success is the weekly nightlife party. >> i am joined by helen, who is here to school me on all the nocturnal activities that are getting ready to take place here. tell us a little about what we can expect to see at nightlife. >> we open up the doors every thursday night at the california academy of sciences. there are certain things you can see every week you can go to the museum, visit the planetarium, and we bring in bars and a deejay or band. it is a different feel from during the day, something different every week. tonight , we have beer and music. -- tonight we have great beer and music. it is beer week. we have a dozen local brewers in african hall. we have a deejays to set up throughout the museum and a live performance at 9:00 p.m. tonight. >> what has been your favorite part as a participant or as an observer? >> my favorite part is to walk around the aquarium in to see people with a drink in their hands, getting to know maybe somebody new, may be looking for a day, or chatting wit
there, i went to city college then i went to cal and received my bachelors in civil engineer and worked there for about a decision that's not where my passion was so i left the job and went back to school and never turned back. that's what i've been doing pretty much all my life in the classroom or working on organizations that will focus on children and families. that's a little bit about my bathed >> born and raised san franciscan good for you. why did you choose to stay in the city >> i love the city. i'm very passionate about the city. i made the decision to focus on children and the families. i keep on asking the same question when i was younger why would i want to focus my efforts in san francisco. are there other places in the world where i could make a difference. i'm talking about the late 50s and 60s. there was at that time, a lot of population coming in from china. it was an opportunity for me to help people that were struggling in awe second amendment and getting used to things over here. >> what motivated you to get involved in politics. >> part of my motivation i guess
, transportation, pedestrian safety, and, of course, the thousands of medical lives and a medi-cal and hospital patient lives that will be improved because of the commitments that sutter and cpmc have made par you'll pause and maybe ask how did he do it all? we'll also remembered as complicated as it was every persevered whether it was sideboard lou our community leaders argue housing advocates our people next door and in the tenderloin or the people who are health experts. they all worked closely together with the sutter leadership to form an agreement an agreement as complicated as that was as a high commitment that unsaturate had to make it was a great investment it was sensitive and strong. we have ever promise here this reflects all the values our city has put together and the process as complicated as it was it persevered. on behalf of everyone that's worked hard to get here. i want to thank again mark and warren and cpmc's leadership but everyone who sees the benefits into the future. in years to come you'll see a very good campus of mill professions serving us and take care of so many c
's free admission and finally, there's next year february 23rd we're working with cal bears filipino heritage game. so you'll hear more about that. and just before i leafy want to thank everyone for coming thank you mayor ed lee and the office for services. thank you to many folks. and the rest of the wonderful city hall staff. and thank you to the supervisors and phil for the certificates of honor and thank you to the filipino consulate and their amazing crew for their support. also this event would not happen without the sponsors thank you to at&t and the public works f c. the food sponsors i hope you guys enjoy the food we have many in the filipino kitchen and social brewery and gold i didn't locks. i also want to thank the performing artists we have befrt cruz who sang the anthem and last but not least i want to thank the volunteers (calling names) so i hope you have a nice evening and see you next year >> thank you once again one more time for al perez. let's hear it one more time. thank you for citing >> i'd like to through a quick shout out to the studio in the south of mark
things differently now. essentially, what we have of med-cal is going to be slashed true. as an environmentist, i am opposed to this. they laid concrete in southern california. without which, a good deal would be washed into the ocean. the ccc and the wpa workers were trained for disaster relieve. we didn't have to rely on the national guard. these kinds of things wouldn't be as disastrous. we need a new wpa. they are walking over the sidewalks, which is wpa. this was a demonstration outside of dianne feinstein's office. and demanding it not be torn down. the new deal moved in and gave rural areas water and electricity. this is one in modock county and we have cheaper electricity. and then, there were sustainable communities, people think they are discovering this at this time. this one was done in georgia. this is one in maryland green belt outside of washington d.c. this is right outside of the co-op. and then urban roads like this in the los angeles river and this is being built. this is mira loma park. this is lark merced blvd. it's all made of clay. it's going to slu
now, you would think we would test comb cal effects on breast tissue, generally not happen ining the way it needs to so that's a wonky solution but a super important one. >> [inaudible]. >> yes? >> you cannot really boil to kill it? >> so, it's always good to wash your fruits and vegetables but a lot of the pesticide residues don't just wash off, they are in the food, deeper than just the surface, or they adhere really strongly, so you can get some residue off by washing but a lot of it, if pesticides are used, you can't get it all off unfortunately, so that's kind of a downer answer, but, sure. so, it actually segways very well into this next point is that we have to back up and have comprehensive laws that ensures all chemicals are safe, there are 80 thousand synthetic chemicals register ined the market that doesn't include all pesticides or chemicals used in cosmetics and cleaning products so there are tons of them. they're often regulated by different federal agencies, the fda regulates cosmetics, the environmental protection agency, pesticides and most synthetic chemicals bu
colleagues, and the director of cal transand the executive director of the california transportation commission, it is my great pleasure to welcome you at long last, to the opening ceremonies for the new east band of the san francisco oakland bay bridge. that is an applause line. [ applause ] >> i know that you joined me in thanking the oakland institute color guard and the choir, and their wonderful presentation and our ceremonies. [ applause ] >> and i guess that i will not ask you if it is hot enough. and it certainly is, so do please, keep cool and gentleman take off your jackets if you need to and keep the water going and keep an eye on your neighbor. and i'm going to ask you to rise again and that might create more air to hear our invocation from the reverend jay junior, from the oakland baptist church. >> let us pray. oh, lord our god thou who art the architect, engineer and creator of the universe, we have gathered on this historic occasion in a spirit of joy and celebration. oh, god we give thanks for the generosity of your divine grace and for the supply of the needed mater
cases in cal where electricity is going up and we are kind of keeping the production flat by doing a lot of conservation but the department has gone beyond that lowered the waste and that was accident and there was one part of the presentation that needs more, and that is the part regarding recycling plastic. it is very important that the public watching this understands that plastic recycling is largely ineffective. the previews on this is that over all plastic, only 5 percent of the plastic that you put in those bins gets recycled. and even the most recycled products which are kind of the pvc, coke bottles, ten percent or less of those get recycled the rest of that plastic material, much of it ends up in informally as the narrow developing countries overseas, and in the landfills because we don't have enough landfill space left in this country. it is important that the people know about that. plastic, the bonds in it break down every time that you recycle it, and so it is not recycling it is called down cycling, you start with a bottle and that becomes, something like this jacket after
on the bay area bike sharing program hope that cal train and get down to san calory that brings you to the door of levy stadium. don't talk about we lost the sting this is what we do to support our 9ers but that's why i was a big supporter of muni. ed is in the audience. it's going to challenge us but i want the generation of kids to understand and enjoy riding the muni. my kids said dad you don't need to drive me i'm going to take muni. we need more and more reinvesting and investing in our transportation san now this cultivation is for the whole bay area as we talk about electric first degree the area. i need it i don't have any more room to expand for airports and we're losing out on international flights and the only way i can get for room at the airport is if i get the commute removed for 1/3rd of our flights so we can have china and open up to the rest of african >> if you're joining us we're talking about climate and we have guests ed lee and others. bruce cats you write it cities are the economic engines they can fix our broken politics i haven't heard how they can fix our
the sea level and cal and the energy team are working on the city's 2013 hazard mitigation team to include the element and to integrate into the solo and this is the first for the plan and it sets up to get the funding and to support the funding and tratgies in the future. >> and let's see i just want to mention that we have received a number of grants recently and so on the back page we got $45,000 grant from the summit foundation to support our bio diversity work and so that was great to get the resources in to keep peter working on the program. >> $180,000 from the (inaudible) foundation for the continued work on the existing commercial building program and a couple of other grants and then the carbon fund, rfp has close and we are reviewing the carbon fund applications for the green projects and supporting the organizations that want to do that work. the other items but those are just a few things that i want to highlight. i am happy to take any questions. >> thank you. >> let's see commissioner wald? >> one thing that you did not mention, or at least i didn't hear you mention, was the
of a wonderful friend to arabs and muslims, i knew people who knew him, he was a cal grad like myself. the irony is you are killing a fripd. but that's the nature of mob violence and the ideology of hate. and unfortunately hate begets hate and that's what we're really seeing on both sides. put out an inflammatory film and people who are willing to do the dance who will confirm what the film is saying and when does this cycle end? we see this in schools as well, unfortunately. we see it on the internet way too much as you mentioned. look at any article, i am most familiar with articles about muslims but it seems like something happens to people when they go on the net, they turn into horrible people and say horrible things because nobody knows who they are. i think it obviously begins in the home, computers should be in open spaces, parents should have the ability to see what their children are doing and this goes through high school and then just the environment that we create in our schools and our communities where it's not cool to be doing these things. i think the machismo that feeds in
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